Identification of a cytotoxin produced by Legionella pneumophila

R. L. Friedman, B. H. Iglewski, R. D. Miller

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Culture filtrates of Legionella pneumophila were cytotoxic for Chinese hamster ovary cells. The cytotoxin was found to be methanol soluble, heat stable, and stable from pH 5 through 8.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-274
Number of pages4
JournalInfection and Immunity
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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